Deal Alert: Business Class to South America from $1,163

Airfare deals are typically only available on limited dates. We recommend that you use Google Flights to find dates to fly, then book through an online travel agency, such as Orbitz, which allows you to cancel flights without penalty by 11pm Eastern Time within one day of booking. Remember: Fares may disappear quickly, so book right away and take advantage…

Using 12,500 Delta SkyMiles to Upgrade a Transcontinental Flight

There are now plenty of options for crossing the country in a flat-bed seat, but limited opportunities to redeem a reasonable number of Delta miles to do so. TPG Contributor Leigh Rowan takes a different approach, booking a paid coach fare and upgrading his flight instead. There’s fierce competition among airlines shuttling passengers between New York…

Delta Air Lines Rule Change Restricts Mixed-Cabin Awards

Early in 2014 I decided I’d had enough of Delta. The multiple devaluations and the switch to a revenue-based frequent flyer program were bad news for award travelers, and while I’ve tried to give praise where it’s due — like for Delta’s discounted awards for 5,000 miles and increased partner award availability online — unfortunately, Delta seems content to allow the SkyMiles program to slide further…

Deal Alert: Delta and EVA to Bali from $753

Airfare deals are typically only available on limited dates. We recommend that you use Google Flights to find dates to fly, then book through an online travel agency, such as Orbitz, which allows you to cancel flights without penalty by 11pm Eastern Time within one day of booking. Remember: Fares may disappear quickly, so book right away…

Deal Alert: Chicago or Philadelphia to Dublin from $468

Airfare deals are typically only available on limited dates. We recommend that you use Google Flights to find dates to fly, then book through an online travel agency, such as Orbitz, which allows you to cancel flights without penalty by 11pm Eastern Time within one day of booking. Remember: Fares may disappear quickly, so book right away…

5 Redemptions that Show SkyMiles Are Far from Worthless

While Delta tends to offer a quality product, its frequent flyer program has been much maligned in recent years. Today, TPG Senior Points & Miles Correspondent Nick Ewen explains why SkyMiles still have plenty of value, even if they don’t measure up to many other loyalty currencies. Delta SkyMiles have long been derisively referred to…

Thursday Giveaway: $500 Delta Air Lines Gift Card

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – Gold Delta SkyMiles Credit Card, Business Gold Delta SkyMiles Credit Card, Platinum Delta SkyMiles Credit Card In celebration of Delta’s current increased credit card offers, for this week’s Thursday Giveaway we have a $500 Delta Air Lines gift card that can be used anywhere Delta flies. You can earn 50,000…

Amex Delta SkyMiles Cards Offering Increased Sign-Up Bonuses

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – Gold Delta SkyMiles Credit Card, Business Gold Delta SkyMiles Credit Card, Platinum Delta SkyMiles Credit Card American Express is offering increased sign-up bonuses for three of its co-branded Delta SkyMiles credit cards. The Gold Delta SkyMiles Credit Card and Gold Delta SkyMiles Business Credit Card usually come…

Should I Earn Delta Platinum for the Award Redeposit Waiver?

TPG reader Andrew messaged me with a question about Delta elite status: “Is it worth going for Delta Platinum Medallion over Delta Gold Medallion solely for the award redeposit waiver?” The simple answer to this question is yes if you plan on booking lots of awards. Delta gets a bad rap for charging a lot of…